A place of victory for ..
Whose fighters walked amid the destruction yesterday with the air of conquering heroes
Provoked this war
Passed us amid the piles of broken concrete
The opportunity of dying/ surviving
amid this terrifying destruction
.. once vowed to expel them
The war and its enormous political significance to the Middle East
The ‘mighty’ army has already retreated from the neighbouring village of .. after losing 40 men injust over 36 hours of fighting
It has not even managed to penetrate the smashed town of ..
On the other side of the frontier
This is not the way the war was supposed to have ended for..
.. reputation lionised across the ..world
Scarcely any ..armour was to be seen inside …
Just one solitary tank could be glimsed outside…
The ceasefire went into effect
A massive exodus of tens of thousands of families bedding piles on the roofs on their cars sproting flags and pictures on their windscreens
Official notices urging parents not to allow children to play with the thousands of unexploded bombs that now lie across the landscape
His entire house has been flattened
Much-damaged house facing the rubble
Shelter in caves and basements and tunnels only to emerge to fire their missiles or to use rockets on …once it made the mistake of sending troops .. on the ground
A symbolic moment when .. based in .. joined .. to clear the rubble of a house